How I lost almost 50kg – Bukky Lawal

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Its a new day and time to set new goals and achieve them. One lady who knows a bit about acheiving set goals is Bukky Lawal. She started out at 104 kg and today she is 58kg! Read on as she shares her story:  I grew up being the chubbiest of  four children and  I was  the one who loved food the most  ( still do). Growing up, ours was the “average family” of Nigeria of those days, we were comfortable and so food was not a problem. Life was good at least as far as food was concerned and […]

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Four things My Father Told Me

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My dad passed on ten years ago and I sure do miss him. While he was ill, he told my siblings and I quite a few things: some serious, some hilarious and some spiritual. Here are four of the many things he said during that period.   Language Skills If you and your spouse speak different languages, try to learn each other’s languages. While my parents were both Igbo, my mum and her sisters spent most of their formative years in Ibadan, so Yoruba was one of my mum’s first languages. Most of her friends were Yoruba, and she was […]

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Celebrating Fathers – Mr. Folorunso Aliu

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Father’s day is this weekend and I truly believe good fathers are under appreciated. I was reminded of this even more as I sat in the baby feeding room in church last Sunday with Dads who were either feeding or changing their little ones. It was refreshing to see these men look after their children as many forget all aspects of parenting a child should be shared. Luckily I am blessed to know some very good fathers and one of them is Mr Aliu who is one of the most devoted fathers  that I have come across. Enjoy his interview […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday! Adaeze Oreh

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    When you meet Dr Adaeze Oreh the first thing that strikes you is her warmth and friendly candour, the next thing is her passion about public health and lastly is her passion for fashion. She seems to juggle her professional and family life without breaking a sweat and is one inspiring young lady, be inspired by our WCW of the week! Tell us a little about you and your growing up years I’m Adaeze Oreh, a daughter, a wife, and a mother. I’m from a very close-knit family. Both of my parents are professionals in the field of […]

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Muhammed Ali 1942-2016

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“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” That was the man Muhammed Ali, he had a way with words. Though he was known for being quite braggadocious he also had some words of wisom. Quotes such as  “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life”   and “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life” showed his depth. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky he was considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers  in […]

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Queen Elizabeth II – A Queen for all Seasons

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  The Queen turned 90 this year and today also marks exactly 63 years since her coronation.While she actually ascended the throne on February 6th 1952 when her Father died the actual coronation was on June 2nd 1953 which makes her the longest reigning monarch ever. Queen Elizabeth II is my absolute favourite royal so you can imagine how chuffed I was to receive a book commemorating her birthday when the Queen’s birthday was officially celebrated in England. As I went through the book and watched a documentary about the Queen I thought of the lessons one could learnfrom the […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday! Adebola Ataiyero-Adefila

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Today’s WCW  is Adebola Ataiyero-Adefila . Bola is without a doubt one of the most hardworking and industrious women I have come across. Most days find her at her factory supervising employees and strategising for the future. She is also an extremely balanced individual who is able to get along with people from all works of life. Adebola is definitely an inspiration for anyone who intends to go into manufacturing. As she turns 36 in a few days I pray she enjoys uncommon favour and continued grace in her life. Enjoy! Please tell us a little about yourself   Well […]

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